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Hollande Tops Sarkozy in France’s Presidential Race

By: Rachel Pulaski Reuters reported  via Democratic Underground: Far-rightist Marine Le Pen threw France’s presidential race wide open on Sunday by scoring nearly 20 percent in the first round – votes that may determine the runoff between Socialist favorite Francois … Continue reading ?
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2008 Fiskie Voting Now Open

Politics / US Politics : Little Green Footballs (6 years ago)

Here’s the list of nominees, boiled down to 16 in no particular order. You get three votes per IP address. If the race is really close, we’ll hold a runoff vote for the top two or three contenders. The poll closes at noon Pacific ti... Read Post

Obama agenda: Afghan runoff canceled

Politics / US Politics : First Read (5 years ago)

”Afghan election officials canceled a presidential runoff and proclaimed the reelection of President Hamid Karzai on Monday, a day after Karzai's top challenger declared he would not take part in a second round of voting scheduled f... Read Post

Thousands Of Allegations Of Fraud

Politics : The Daily Dish By Andrew Sullivan (5 years ago)

by Patrick Appel Katherine Tiedemann rounds up the news coming out of Afghanistan: With 60 percent of the vote counted, Karzai is leading Abdullah 47.3 percent to 32.6 percent, still shy of the 50 percent needed to avoid a runoff... Read Post

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